Oregon’s Washington County Second in Foreign National Crime in February 2018

Oregon’s Washington County Second in Foreign National Crime in February 2018

April 9, 2018

By David Olen Cross

On February 1, 2018 Oregon’s Washington County had 205 of the 975 foreign nationals (criminal aliens) incarcerated in the Oregon Department of Corrections (DOC) prison system; the county was second in foreign national crime in the state with 21.03 percent of the criminal aliens in DOC prisons.

The following table reveals how Washington County residents were harmed or victimized by the 205 criminal aliens incarcerated on February 1st in the DOC prison system with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) ICE detainers.

OREGON DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
Crime Total Number of Inmates W/ ICE Detainers in DOC Prisons from Washington County by Type of Crime Percentage of Inmates W/ICE Detainers in DOC Prisons from Washington County by Type of Crime
Sex Abuse 50 24.39%
Rape 46 22.44%
Homicide 22 10.73%
Drugs 21 10.24%
Sodomy 21 10.24%
Assault 17 8.29%
Robbery 11 5.37%
Burglary 4 1.95%
Theft 4 1.95%
Kidnapping 3 1.46%
Driving Offense 1 0.49%
Escape 1 0.49%
Vehicle Theft 1 0.49%
Arson 0 0.00%
Forgery 0 0.00%
Other / Combination Crimes 3 1.46%
Total 205 100.00%

Source: Research and Evaluation DOC Report ICE inmates list 01 February 18.

This table reveals, using the DOC ICE detainer numbers from February 1st, the total number of criminal alien inmates incarcerated in the DOC prison system by type of crime from all Oregon counties, the total number of criminal alien inmates from Washington County in DOC prisons by type of crime and the percentage of those alien inmates who were from the county by type of crime.

OREGON DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
Crime Total number of Inmates W/ ICE Detainers in DOC Prisons from all Oregon Counties by Type of Crime Total number of Inmates W/ ICE Detainers in DOC Prisons from Washington County by Type of Crime Percentage of Inmates W/ICE Detainers in DOC Prisons from Washington County by Type of Crime
Sex Abuse 203 50 24.63%
Rape 177 46 25.99%
Homicide 137 22 16.06%
Sodomy 101 21 20.79%
Drugs 100 21 21.00%
Assault 73 17 23.29%
Robbery 53 11 20.75%
Kidnapping 25 3 12.00%
Burglary 21 4 19.05%
Theft 15 4 26.67%
Vehicle Theft 5 1 20.00%
Driving Offense 4 1 25.00%
Escape 1 1 100.00%
Forgery 1 0 0.00%
Arson 0 0 0.00%
Other / Comb. Crimes 59 3 5.08%
Total 975 205  

Source: Research and Evaluation DOC Report ICE inmates list 01 February 18.

The following table reveals the self-declared countries of origin of the majority of the 205 criminal aliens with ICE detainers who have harmed or victimized the residents Washington County in the DOC prison system.

OREGON DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
Country Total Inmates W/ ICE Detainers from Washington Country by Country of Origin in DOC Prisons Percentage of Inmates W/ICE Detainers by Country of Origin from Washington County in DOC Prisons
Mexico 159 77.56%
Guatemala 11 5.37%
Cuba 5 2.44%
EL Salvador 3 1.46%
Honduras 3 1.46%
Federated States of Micronesia 2 0.98%
Philippines 2 0.98%
Other Countries 20 9.76%
Total 205 100.00%

Source: Research and Evaluation DOC Report ICE inmates list 01 February 18.

Criminal aliens from 26 different countries have harmed or victimized the residents of Washington County.

David Olen Cross of Salem, Oregon is crime researcher who writes on immigration issues and foreign national crime. The preceding report is a service to Oregon state, county and city governmental officials to help them assess the impact of foreign national crime in the state. He can be reached at docfnc@yahoo.com. His past crime reports can be found at https://docfnc.wordpress.com/.
 

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